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An ancient Roman site of national importance and a medieval city full of charm, today, Avenches is a city whose heart beats to the rhythms of events which take place every summer within the Roman arenas dream decor. Avenches has something to offer to all ages and for everyone’s taste.

Following the Opera Festival which is now a well established beacon of light on the Swiss summer cultural scene, the young and young at heart come to listen to the sounds of pop, blues, hard, etc., during the Rock Oz’Arènes; the smallest of the great Swiss rock festivals. The summer season ends with the Avenches Tattoo, the international military music festival; inspired by the famous Edinburgh Tattoo.

Horse lovers never miss out on attending the numerous riding competitions that take place at the IENA; the one-of-a-kind multidisciplinary equestrian centre in Europe.

In addition, the region offers superb hiking, cycling, or walking and the Lake Morat beaches beckon you for swimming and leisure activities in a protected nature reserve. For camping enthusiasts, first rate camping locations close to the Lake Morat shores assure total relaxation during vacation time.


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Avenches Tourisme
Place de l'Eglise 3
1580 Avenches
Phone +41 (0)26 676 99 22
Fax +41 (0)26 675 33 93

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Commission culturelle présente

"Oscar et la Dame Rose" le vendredi 10 mars 2017 à 20h15 au Théâtre du Château

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Carnaval avenchois
17-19 mars 2017

Guggenmusik, costumes, chars humoristiques décorés et animations rythmeront le cœur de la pittoresqu

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Events

Mar
10

Avenches

Oscar et la Dame Rose

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Mar
18

Avenches

Les apéritifs du samedi

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Mar
19

Avenches

Les dimanches au musée

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Avenches Tourisme, Place de l'Eglise 3, 1580 Avenches, Suisse - Tel. +41 (0)26 676 99 22 - Fax +41 (0)26 675 33 93
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